Posts by Ken

030 – Levels of Qualification – Tuckman’s Team Development Model – Self-Actualisation versus the Actualising Tendency

030 – Levels of Qualification – Tuckman’s Team Development Model – Self-Actualisation versus the Actualising Tendency In episode 30 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly explain the levels of counselling qualification in the UK. ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at Dr Bruce Tuckman’s team development model. Last, the presenters examine…

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029 – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –Student Overwhelm

029 – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –Student Overwhelm In episode 29 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at the life and work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Finally, the presenters discuss the feelings of overwhelm often faced by students of…

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023 – Lone Working – Stereotypes – Creating a Brochure – Referencing

023 – Lone Working – Stereotypes – Creating a Brochure – Referencing In episode 23 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss lone working. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at stereotyping, and ‘Person-Centred Business’ explains how to create a brochure about your services. Finally, the presenters describe how to get the referencing right…

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022 – Client Notes and Confidentiality – Actualising Tendency – Offering a Free First Meeting – Research in Practice

022 – Client Notes and Confidentiality – Actualising Tendency – Offering a Free First Meeting – Research in Practice In episode 22 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about client confidentiality and its many grey areas. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the actualising tendency, and ‘Person-Centred Business’ considers offering a…

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015 – Counselling Young People – Scripts, Injunctions and Drivers – Appropriate Referrals – Progression

015 – Counselling Young People – Scripts, Injunctions and Drivers – Appropriate Referrals – Progression In episode 15 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly cover the topic of counselling children and adolescents. ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at the transactional-analysis (TA) theory of scripts, injunctions and drivers, and Ken speaks…

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012 – Self-Actualisation – Solving Ethical Problems – Seven Stages Of Process in Practice 2 – Difference between Counselling and Psychotherapy

012 – Self-Actualisation – Solving Ethical Problems – Seven Stages Of Process in Practice 2 – Difference between Counselling and Psychotherapy In episode 12 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Rory presents an approach to solving ethical problems, while Ken continues his application of Carl…

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011 – Note-Taking – Transactional Analysis – Seven Stages of Process in Practice 1 – Supervision

011 – Note-Taking – Transactional Analysis – Seven Stages of Process in Practice 1 – Supervision In episode 11 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at note-taking for counsellors. ‘Theory with Rory’ explores the ego states of transactional analysis (TA), while ‘Skills with Ken’ relates the seven stages of process to practice. Our presenters…

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010 – REBT – Endings in Counselling – Ethics versus Culture

010 – REBT – Endings in Counselling – Ethics versus Culture In the tenth episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes take a close look at Albert Ellis’s rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), while Ken Kelly explores endings in counselling. In ‘Ask Ken and Rory’, our presenters debate ethics versus culture in counselling.

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002 – Parallel Process – Seven Stages of Process – Skill of Reflection

002 – Parallel Process – Seven Stages of Process – Skill of Reflection In this second episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes speak about the idea of the ‘wounded healer’. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the seven stages of process; and in the skills section, Ken introduces the skill of reflection in…

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001 – Contracting – Core Conditions – Silence

001 – Contracting – Core Conditions – Silence In this first episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes speak about contracting as a counsellor. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the core conditions of Carl Rogers; and in the skills section, Ken introduces the power and benefits of silence.

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The Examined Life How We Lose And Find Ourselves Book Review

The Examined Life Book Review [jwplayer config=”Custom Player” mediaid=”1061″] The Geek Philosopher Socrates informed us that “The unexamined life is not worth living” the notion that without some form of self understanding or self awareness them we are destined to live a life which is unfulfilling and lacking in richness and maybe unhappy. Stephen Grosz’s…

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Satanic child abuse

Today while visiting a cafe, I came across a copy of the Daily Express newspaper whose headline shouted “Saville was part of a satanic child abuse ring”. The story was referring to the late Jimmy Saville, who it transpired was a serial paedophile who’s crimes span over 40 years, involving as many as 450 victims,…

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